Obituaries

Orentheus Xavier Pitts

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Orentheus Xavier Pitts, 18, of Jefferson City, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020 at University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics. He was born on March 21, 2002 in Hayti, Missouri, a son of Garnett Fisher and Jebariz Pitts. Orentheus was a student at Jefferson City High School. He was an avid athlete and loved playing football and basketball. Orentheus was a good friend and loved everyone. He enjoyed listening to music and spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed. Orentheus is survived by his parents: Jebariz Pitts of Jefferson City and Garnett Fisher of Hayti; brothers: Dakota Pitts, Daquon Johnson, Kyson Truss and Garnett Fisher; sisters: Sanaa Pitts, SaFari Pitts, Tenacious Jones, Daija Hamiton, Cheyenne Fisher, Shamera Fisher and Iailen Northern; maternal grandmother: Lisa Pitts; and paternal grandmother: Noma Fisher. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather: Victor Alston. Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Jefferson City High School Adkins Football Stadium. Interment will immediately follow at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Memorial Fund for Orentheus Pitts, c/o Jefferson Bank, 700 Southwest Boulevard, Jefferson City, MO 65109. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.

Published June 10, 2020